Web-Based Spirometry Training for Physicians
Development of the Training: Developed by Dr. John Hankinson, formerly of NIOSH, Dr. Bill Eschenbacher, pulmonologist specializing in occupational lung diseases, and Dr. Mary Townsend, epidemiological and pulmonary function testing consultant for many companies and government agencies, including OSHA, and lead author of the American College of Occupational and Environmental Medicine (ACOEM) Spirometry Position Statements.
Training will enable physicians to:
Training ChaptersChapter 1 - Spirometry and How Is It Used?
Chapter 2 - Technical Aspects of Spirometry
Chapter 3 - Spirometry Quality Assurance Program
Chapter 4 - Spirometer Specifications and Calibration Requirements
Chapter 5 - Valid Test
Chapter 6 - Interpretation of Results and Clinical Correlation
Chapter 7 - Clinical Examples
Chapter 8 - Other Pulmonary Function Tests
Chapter 9 - Medical/Respiratory Surveillance and Longitudinal Changes
Chapter 10 - Controversial Topics
Chapter 11 - Building a Program to Ensure High Quality Spirometry Results
Registration and Course Completion RequirementsPrice: $180 per user. You can access the registration form HERE. Order by mail or by fax and if you have questions, please call 412-343-9946 or email firstname.lastname@example.org, with the subject "Web-based Training Inquiry."
To obtain a Certificate of Course Completion, you must complete the entire Training Program, answering at least 70% of the questions and exercises correctly and complete the on-line evaluation form for the course. The program saves a file of your answers and the program tells you immediately whether your answers are correct. The program informs Dr. Townsend once you have completed the training. Once your answer file has been evaluated, a certificate of course completion will be emailed to you.